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Commonly Asked Engraving Questions

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A wide range of products can be engraved to personalise them. Objects such as tankards, jewellery and plaques are what usually come to mind, but items such as laptops, iPads, tools and even guns can be engraved with text, patterns and symbols. Using engraving is a wonderful way to make something unique to you or your company, and it can be applied to a huge number of items. Here are our top eight frequently asked questions about engraving services:  Continue reading

How Is Engraving Done On Metal

Engraving MetalHand engraving is a process where a hardened and sharpened steel object, also known as a graver gets pushed through the surface of a metal. To engrave, you have to get the best graver that can easily fit in your hand. It should also use air to drive the point. Although gravers come in different shaped tips, the square V cut point is the most desirable option. Continue reading

Materials Which Can Be Laser Engraved

Engraving MaterialsLaser engraving is the procedure for getting rid of a part of a material leaving an engraved mark that is visible. Many people think that laser engraving materials are just limited. People also think that many household and other items cannot be engraved according to the specifications of our customers. However, with the improvement in technology, here at Able engraving & design, we engrave many materials according to what a customer may like. Continue reading

Machine Engraving vs. Hand

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Professional Engraving Using Machines Enhances Engraving Activities

Engraving refers to making of designs on a hard surface material such as metallic, stone or any other hard surface. The output may be decorated with jewel products such as silver or gold. Engraving services can be done either by hands or using a machine. However, the two methods are distinguishable regarding output, mode of working and devices used. Continue reading

What are Traffolyte Labels Commonly Used For?

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Traffolyte labels are used in industrial applications and are ideal engraving solutions. Traffolyte as a material has insulating properties and this makes it ideal for application in electrical engineering, especially where labelling is necessary. It is simply a multi-layered plastic sheet suitable for engraving when creating labels. These labels can help to offer information about some points in a system and are especially useful in technical projects that require keen observation and control. Power plants use the labels to indicate voltage at some points and to caution users against interfering with some sections of the system. Continue reading